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What is the St. Louis Great Streets Initiative?

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East-West Gateway launched the St. Louis Great Streets Initiative in early 2006 to expand the way communities think of their streets. Rather than viewing a roadway project as solely a way to move more cars and trucks faster, the goal of the St. Louis Great Streets Initiative is to trigger economic and social benefits by centering communities around interesting, lively and attractive streets that serve all modes of transportation. Learn More

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How to Use this Guide

This Web guide includes articles and recommended resources on many different topics relating to Great Streets. Learn More

Design Tutorial
The Design Tutorial is a Flash based guide to help users understand the many elements of the street. The tutorial also provides direct links to related articles for all eight place types throughout the site. Learn More

Why Great Streets?

There are many benefits of Great Streets. They create desirable places to live and work and trigger economic growth. Learn More